The New York and Los Angeles Visa Application Centers in the United States is set to close on November 29, 2018.

No new applications or biometrics may be collected after November 1, 2018.  Within that time period, November 2 – November 29, applicants can pick up their documents.  Any documents not collected from the VAC center will be forwarded to the responsible IRCC Office on November 30, 2018.  Applications submitted within that time period will be returned to the sender.

Biometrics can be collected up until and on November 1, 2018.  For those that are required to submit biometrics, may do so at an Application Support Center (ASC), listed here.

After November 29, 2018, applicants must submit their applications to the Case Processing Center (CPC) in Ottawa, Ontario.


Please note that this is general information only and not intended as advice on a specific matter. Please feel free to contact Fakhoury Global Immigration directly with questions exclusive to your situation. This news alert may have been prepared using information from Peregrine Immigration Management, which is licensed to Fakhoury Global Immigration.